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'Elle ®' rose Description
'Elle ® (hybrid tea, Mouchotte/Meilland, 1999)' rose photo
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIbderos
Exhibition name: Elle ®
Bred by Jacques Mouchotte (France, before 1999).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) as 'Elle'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2005 as 'Elle'.
Introduced in United States by Star Roses (Pennsylvania) in 2005 as 'Elle'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Light pink, orange-pink reverse.  Strong, citrus, spice fragrance.  50 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Short, bushy, compact.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Australia - Application No: 2002/119  on  2002   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Application  on  3 Apr 2005
'Meibderos' Application 11/066,819 filed Feb. 28, 2005 which is a continuation of plant patent Applic. No. 10/114,445, filed Apr 3, 2002.
Breeder listed in the Rose Hills International Trials.